Juniors from First Baptist Christian School participated in the 2019 Pro-Life Oratory Contest sponsored by the St. Tammany Right to Life Organization. Speeches were to be 5-7 minutes on one of the following topics; Abortion, Euthanasia, or Fetal Stem Cell Research. A total of 9 students participated in the speech competition. Congratulations to Gabby Adams, Tragedy of Euthanasia, 1st place, $200 cash prize; Summer Crawford, 2nd place, Tragedy of Abortion, $100 cash prize; Jamie Otto, Tragedy of Euthanasia, 3rd place, $50 cash prize. Gabby Adams will proceed o the state competition in May, which is held by the Louisiana Right to Life organization.
Image 1: L to R: Judges of the event: Guy Nelson, Kathleen Cranford and Trisha Newberry stand with Jamie Otto, Summer Crawford and Gabby Adams, who are displaying their placement certificates and monetary awards. Not pictured: Michelle Gorney, St. Tammany Chapter Right to Life Vice President and founder, and Natalie Barber, secretary for St. Tammany Right to Life.
The students at First Baptist Christian School have many opportunities to display their creative talents. One of those ways is by participating in the ACSI Art Festival held at Northlake Christian School in Covington. The festival was on April 5 and covers students in grades 3 – 12.
Artwork completed during school is chosen through a juried process. Those chosen are entered in the festival. FBCS had 21 students, grades 3 – 10, entered in the art contest. Our students received 5 Superior, 11 Excellent and 5 Good ratings. The top 3 ratings in each category receive placement ribbons.
The categories, student and placements are as follows:
Mixed Media, 3rd & 4th grade: Cambrie Roger, 1st place; Camille Hicks, 2nd place
Painting, 3rd & 4th grade: Graci Wrublewski, 1st place
Paper Art, 5th & 6th grade: Kayleigh Lasley, 1st place; Charlie Nienaber, 2nd place
Graphic Design, 5th & 6th grade: Marcelle Holley, 1st place
Printmaking, 5th & 6th grade: Katelyn Hall
Black & White drawing, 7th & 8th grade: Lia Franatovich, 2nd place; Avery Burgoyne, 3rd place
Painting, 7th & 8th grade: Maya Hernandez, 1st place; Alyssa Day, 2nd place
Sculpture, 7th & 8th grade: Kate Galey, 1st place
Congratulations to all participants! Stay creative!!
Image: Front row: Marlene Eichhorn, Kayleigh Lasley, Katelyn Hall, Lillian Juneau, Sara Burgoyne, Lila Odom, Camille Hicks. 2nd row: Lia Franatovich, Maya Hernandez, Marcelle Holley, Avery Burgoyne, Rylee Galloway, Callie Havard. 3rd row: Alyssa Day, Kate Galey, Charlie Nienaber, Emma Allen. Top row: Cambrie Roger, Graci Wrublewski, Kelsie Hederman
In our continuing pursuit of academic excellence for our students, First Baptist Christian School had 36 fifth - eighth graders who qualified for the Regional History and Science Bees to the competition that was held in Baton Rouge on Saturday, March 30. Several of those students competed in each event.
Students are asked questions within their age group. At the History Bee, students were given a history exam for their grade. The Science Bee is a science-themed, buzzer based academic quiz competition. Students who were attending were also given an opportunity to participate in the Academic Bee, which consisted of questions across all areas of academics. All Academic Bee rounds are played with a lockout buzzer system and feature pyramidal-style questions that progress from more obscure to more familiar information. To qualify for Nationals, students must score in the top 20%.
We are very excited to share the results of that competition!
In the History Bee the following students qualified for Nationals: Beau Kleve, 5th grade; Eden Dunbar, 5th grade; Talon Lemoine, 6th grade; Mason Hicks, 7th grade; Jayden Davis, 7th grade; Mason Robertson, 8th grade.
Special recognition and congratulations to 5th grader, Beau Kleve. He placed 2nd in the History Bee, and also qualifies for the International History Bee. He also participated in the Academic Bee, earning 1st place!
The following 7th grade students qualified for the National Science Bee: Sam Yuratich, Mason Hicks, Eli Petrich, Peyton Moschell, Jayden Davis. Jayden also placed 3rd at the Regional level.
Qualifying for the National Science Bee in 8th grade are Burgan Luther, 1st place; and Kasey Pinac, 2nd place.
The National History, Science and Academic Bees will be held in Chicago, June 7-10. We will update you with the results for those who are able to attend these events.
We are always amazed by our students! Many of those listed are not only competing in these events, but have also competed in other academic areas, sports, the arts and are active in our community. Thank to our staff, faculty and parents who continually encourage and support our students to be the best that they can be.
Image: Front: Burgan Luther, Mason Robertson, Beau Kleve, Mason Hicks, Peyton Moschell. Back: Kasey Pinac, Eden Dunbar, Talon Lemoine, Jayden Davis, Sam Yuratich, Eli Petrich
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